Youths talk ASEAN Community    ASEAN

Youths talk ASEAN Community

Advantages and challenges facing Vietnam when the country assumes the ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020 were among the issues discussed at a youth seminar in Hanoi on August 7.
Da Nang aims to become sea-based economic hub Business

Da Nang aims to become sea-based economic hub

As a coastal city with considerable sea-related advantages, Da Nang is carrying out an action programme to boost development of blue economy, targeting to turn itself into sea-based economic hub in the future.
HCM City to host smart factory conference Business

HCM City to host smart factory conference

Vietnamese market and incentive policies for high-tech investment, trends in smart factory solutions and smart solutions using AI and IoT are among the topics that will be discussed at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City this month.
OCB reports 1.12 trillion VND in pre-tax profits in H1 Business

OCB reports 1.12 trillion VND in pre-tax profits in H1

The Orient Commercial Joint Stock Bank (OCB) earned almost 1.12 trillion VND (48.22 million USD) in pre-tax profits in the first half of 2019, with net revenue from business operation reaching over 2.74 billion VND, equivalent to 106 percent of the result in the same time last year.
Firms advised to better product quality to boost exports to EU Business

Firms advised to better product quality to boost exports to EU

Vietnamese enterprises should improve the quality of their products and meet all the requirements of the European Union to enjoy tariff-related advantages and increase exports to the region, once the recently-signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) becomes effective.
 Kien Giang province to sign deals at investment promotion conference Business

Kien Giang province to sign deals at investment promotion conference

Kien Giang will sign a number of Memoranda of Understanding and cooperation deals with nearly 20 business and investment organisations and associations in various fields such as agriculture, industry, trade, and tourism at an investment promotion conference which will be held in the Mekong Delta province on July 29.